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From Autumn 2004 Issue

A Good Shepherdís Promise and A Good Samaritanís Push

'In as much as you have done it to the least of one of these, you have done it as for me!'
'You will be recompensed at the resurrection of the just;í
~Luke 14:14

In the 1950s a coach hired for a chapel outing began to splutter and then broke down just before a gradient that took one down to the village venue. The driver was in a quandary until one passenger offered to get out and push from the rear, and one or two others were coerced in to following him. But others sat inside and quite enjoyed the novelty of being Ė as one said Ė driven by man-power

Well, I sense it is so in the world of animal activism. A lot enjoy being carried along in the euphoria and camaraderie of a live demo. They love to be in the limelight; but a much humbler element who are out of sight tirelessly do the shoving from behind. Methinks we have a surplus of passengers but insufficient pushers! Nevertheless, our gifts arid abilities vary, and consequently what some appear brave at, others seem to flinch away from. Iíve never sold a single raffle ticket in my life; though Iíve bought plenty!

Go on to: A True Lady In Aberdeen, and Another On The Wirral!
Return to: Autumn 2004 Issue

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